|Hospital administrators’ mean perceptions of CR (± standard deviation), by job title or position|
|Item||Executive (n=84, 43.1%)||Non-executive (n=111, 56.9%)||Total N=195|
|1. Your perceptions of the importance of CR for patients’ outpatient care||4.52±0.57||4.77±0.46||4.66±0.53††|
|2. Your perceptions of the role of CR programs in reducing patient re-admissions||4.34±0.59||4.57±0.53||4.47±0.57†|
|3. Your institution’s perceptions of the importance of CR for patients’ outpatient care||4.22±0.68||4.15±0.80||4.18±0.73|
|4. Your perceptions of the value of serving patients with other vascular conditions within CR programs||3.94±0.85||4.26±0.71||4.12±0.79†|
|5. Your perceptions of the role of CR access in reducing patient length of stay||3.95±0.84||4.14±0.84||4.06±0.85|
Note: Items were scored on a scale from 1 ‘Not even considered’ to 5 ‘Extremely Important’.
Grace et al.
Grace et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:120 doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-120